Fred Ward Biography

Fred Ward

Born: 12/30/1942
Birthplace: San Diego, California

Ward is a recognizable TV and movie actor, making 43 appearances since got his start playing a truck driver in Ginger in the Morning (1973). Larger roles came as Ward built his reputation, including parts in The Right Stuff (1983), Henry & June (1990), Thunderheart (1992), The Player (1992), and Short Cuts (1993). Ward's talent spans both drama and comedy, appearing in roles ranging from a Venetian playboy in Dangerous Beauty (1998) to tough detectives in Two Small Bodies (1993) and the spoof, Naked Gun 331/3: The Final Insult (1994).

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